Pronunciation: (pē'tu), [key]
1. a fiber obtained from plants of the genera Agave, Aechmea, etc., used for cordage, mats, etc.
2. any of these plants.
Pronunciation: (pē'tä, -tu), [key]
a round, flat Middle Eastern bread that is often filled with meat, peppers, etc., to make a sandwich. Also called pi'ta bread".
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